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99 entered with fake passport in Florida
Stayed till 2003 then left to Canada using my real name
Stayed Canada till 2007. Came back in 2007 with real name got admitted at Seattle held in detention bonded out applied I-589 failed to mention the fake document entry lawyer prepared didn't even ask.
Got married in 2008 petition approved didn't mention again previous Florida entry lawyer filled the application didn't ask me about that entry. 2012 got Green Card.
2017 applied for N-400 told all the truth starting from the illegal fake document entry till now because this time I filled the N-400 form.
Got denied that I did not file for I-601 when it was available to me around Green Card application time. Unlawful presence more than a year and misrepresentation are the allegations.
Most lawyers told me to burry this matter keep living as a resident. Lay low all my life, and don't travel might be a flag on my GC/ file.
I have citizen wife two citizen kids financial debt of $300k been paying taxes since.
I feel like I'm contained like a virus.
Any advise from the experience person in such matter will be appreciated.
Thanks

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2 minutes ago, geowrian said:

Sounds like it's time to lawyer up in case they decide to revoke the benefits (i.e. green card) obtained via the misrepresentation and it goes to immigration court. While it was a long time ago, it sounds like your past violation is catching up with you.

Agreed. There is no statute of limitations on Immigration Law

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18 minutes ago, geowrian said:

Sounds like it's time to lawyer up in case they decide to revoke the benefits (i.e. green card) obtained via the misrepresentation and it goes to immigration court. While it was a long time ago, it sounds like your past violation is catching up with you.

I spoke to two top Immigration lawyers known for their work from long time. After they read the decision, they advised me not to pursue with that matter for now because on the decision they only denying to grant me for citizenship. And one of the lawyer even said guaranteed I’ll be able to renew my GC with no issues. By the way the IO at my 485 had all the dispositions of those allegations because I actually got arrested in 2010 for using that passport by mutual agent working with DMV/ DHS/ Citizenship. 

I got GC by marrying to US citizen.

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1 minute ago, Koki Ali said:

I spoke to two top Immigration lawyers known for their work from long time. After they read the decision, they advised me not to pursue with that matter for now because on the decision they only denying to grant me for citizenship. And one of the lawyer even said guaranteed I’ll be able to renew my GC with no issues. By the way the IO at my 485 had all the dispositions of those allegations because I actually got arrested for using that passport by mutual agent working with DMV/ DHS/ Citizenship. 

I got GC by marrying to US citizen.

Right, that's all they did right now. They could choose to pursue more after an investigation. Only time will tell if they decide to do so or not.

 

If there was a material misrepresentation involved in your green card application then the benefit can be revoked. It sounds like they believe you willfully made a material misrepresentation and the green card should not have been approved because you were not eligible for it. While your lawyer may not have asked about it, the I-485 asks about counterfeit documentation, ever concealing or misrepresenting information to immigration, and unlawful presence prior to exiting the US.

 

Anyway, yes...the advice not to pursue anything is the best option now. USCIS may decide to pursue revocation or not.


Timelines:

Spoiler

AOS (I-485 + I-131 + I-765):

9/25/17: sent forms to Chicago

9/27/17: received by USCIS

10/4/17: NOA1 electronic notification received

10/10/17: NOA1 hard copy received. Social Security card being issued in married name (3rd attempt!)

10/14/17: Biometrics appointment notice received

10/25/17: Biometrics

1/2/18: EAD + AP approved (no website update)

1/5/18: EAD + AP mailed

1/8/18: EAD + AP approval notice hardcopies received

1/10/18: EAD + AP received

9/5/18: Interview scheduled notice

10/17/18: Interview

?/?/18: Approved (hopefully)

 

K-1:

Spoiler

I-129F

12/1/17: sent

12/14/17: NOA1 hard copy received

3/10/17: RFE (IMB verification)

3/22/17: RFE response received

3/24/17: Approved!

3/30/17: NOA2 hard copy received

 

NVC

4/6/2017: Received

4/12/2017: Sent to Riyadh embassy

4/16/2017: Case received at Riyadh embassy

4/21/2017: Request case transfer to Manila, approved 4/24/2017

 

K-1

5/1/2017: Case received by Manila (1 week embassy transfer??? Lucky~)

7/13/2017: Interview: APPROVED!!!

7/19/2017: Visa in hand

8/15/2017: POE

 

 

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1 hour ago, Koki Ali said:

I spoke to two top Immigration lawyers known for their work from long time. After they read the decision, they advised me not to pursue with that matter for now because on the decision they only denying to grant me for citizenship. And one of the lawyer even said guaranteed I’ll be able to renew my GC with no issues. By the way the IO at my 485 had all the dispositions of those allegations because I actually got arrested in 2010 for using that passport by mutual agent working with DMV/ DHS/ Citizenship. 

I got GC by marrying to US citizen.

Attorneys cannot guarantee that you will have your GC renewed, because it should never have been issued in the first place.  You committed a crime by entering the U.S. illegally with a fake passport.  You committed fraud and material misrepresentation when you filed your immigration documents. 


 

 

Click Spoiler for signature timeline.

 

3/10/2013 - Married

Green Card Process Summary
3/25/2013 - Submitted I-130's
01/13/2014 - Embassy Interview - Approved!
05/28/2014 - POE (U.S. Customs and Immigration Overseas Preclearance Facility - Abu Dhabi)
08/20/2014 - Green Card received.

Naturalization Process

01/20/2015 - Submitted N-400 for immediate naturalization under INA 319b.

02/10/2015 - Check cashed.

02/14/2015 - NOA

04/07/2015 - Case shipped to local field office.

04/08/2015 - Interview scheduled for July 6, 2015.

04/08/2015 - Wifey better be studying her butt off for the citizenship test!

07/08/2015 - Wifey was studying her butt off and passed the test easily. Oath ceremony completed on same day! We are done with our journey!

 

 

 

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56 minutes ago, jayjayj said:

Attorneys cannot guarantee that you will have your GC renewed, because it should never have been issued in the first place.  You committed a crime by entering the U.S. illegally with a fake passport.  You committed fraud and material misrepresentation when you filed your immigration documents. 

Ok so let d talk about how can I feel x this now? What anyone else would do?

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20 minutes ago, Koki Ali said:

Ok so let d talk about how can I feel x this now? What anyone else would do?

What is your country of origin?


 

 

Click Spoiler for signature timeline.

 

3/10/2013 - Married

Green Card Process Summary
3/25/2013 - Submitted I-130's
01/13/2014 - Embassy Interview - Approved!
05/28/2014 - POE (U.S. Customs and Immigration Overseas Preclearance Facility - Abu Dhabi)
08/20/2014 - Green Card received.

Naturalization Process

01/20/2015 - Submitted N-400 for immediate naturalization under INA 319b.

02/10/2015 - Check cashed.

02/14/2015 - NOA

04/07/2015 - Case shipped to local field office.

04/08/2015 - Interview scheduled for July 6, 2015.

04/08/2015 - Wifey better be studying her butt off for the citizenship test!

07/08/2015 - Wifey was studying her butt off and passed the test easily. Oath ceremony completed on same day! We are done with our journey!

 

 

 

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Truth be told there’s nothing else here anyone can advise you other than to lawyer up and be prepared for possible removal proceedings against you. Material misrepresentation is serious stuff especially if the misrepresentation could’ve affected the eligibility of the immigration benefit the applicant was seeking in the first place no matter how long it was. In your case you had a 10 year bar once you left the U.S. and needed an unlawful presence waiver before being eligible for your green card. In effect your green card wasn’t supposed to be issued therefore rendering it invalid triggering removal proceedings. This scenario happens in many ways and USCIS always catches up but during naturalization. There was this lady who married before divorce was finalized, had a green card and the wheels came off when she applied for citizenship. That’s was when USCIS realized the mistake and her green card had to be revoked since the 2nd marriage was invalid as the first one wasn’t legally over. Though rare USCIS is even known to go far after people who acquired citizenship through misrepresentation and have their citizenship revoked. 

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Adjustment of Status From F-1 Visa.

8/14/2014: Mailed AOS package: I-130, I-485, I-765.

8/18/2014: Accepted in Chicago. Transferred to Nebraska Service Center.

8/21/2014: Received NOA 1. I-130, I-485, I-765 in mail.

8/25/2014: Received biometrics in mail. Scheduled for 9/8/2014

9/8/2014: Went in for biometrics.

9/24/2014: EAD approved. 36 Days!

10/01/2014: EAD mailed.

10/03/2014: Received EAD card.

10/14/2014: I-485 moved to testing and interview.

1/28/2015: Interview scheduled for 3/4/2015.

1/31/2015: Received interview notice.

3/4/2015: Interview completed and APPROVED!

3/5/2015: Welcome notice mailed and I-130 Approved.

3/10/2015: Welcome notice and I-130 approval notice received.

3/12/2015: Green card mailed.

3/14/2015: Green card delivered.

 

Removal of Conditions: 

12/14/2016: Mailed I-751.

12/19/2016: NOA issued.

01/26/2017: Biometrics.

05/03/2018: I-751 transfered to NBC.

 

Naturalization:

12/02/2017: Mailed N 400 to Phoenix, AZ Lockbox. (I-751 still pending)

12/05/2017: Package delivered in Phoenix, AZ. Transferred to Harrisonburg Processing Center.

12/07/2017: Notice of action issued. (IOE)

12/26/2017: Biometrics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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3 hours ago, geowrian said:

Right, that's all they did right now. They could choose to pursue more after an investigation. Only time will tell if they decide to do so or not.

 

If there was a material misrepresentation involved in your green card application then the benefit can be revoked. It sounds like they believe you willfully made a material misrepresentation and the green card should not have been approved because you were not eligible for it. While your lawyer may not have asked about it, the I-485 asks about counterfeit documentation, ever concealing or misrepresenting information to immigration, and unlawful presence prior to exiting the US.

 

Anyway, yes...the advice not to pursue anything is the best option now. USCIS may decide to pursue revocation or not.

Sir my Petition was truthful. My I-485 Application back in 2009/2010 i

looked at it had no question where it ask if I’ve ever used a different name or anything plus at my I-485 I informed the IO regarding my fake European passport.

them again on the N-400 I told them the truth because it was I who filled this application.

the link to that I-485 Form is here

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